Re: [SLE] Reiserfs corrupting on IDE HD with 9.3 (and not 9.2)
From: Jerry Feldman (gaf_at_blu.org)
To: email@example.com Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2005 08:35:36 -0400
On Wednesday 03 August 2005 11:02 pm, Carl E. Hartung - SuSE Mail List
> Hi All,
> I've got a Reiserfs file system corruption problem happening here with
> 9.3 :-( I know it's related to 9.3 since 9.2 doesn't skip a beat on
> this hardware. To make sure, I reinstalled 9.2 and ran it again for
> three days without a symptom, However, after installing 9.3 (this is my
> 3rd time) within an hour of running YOU I start noticing little 'ticks'
> in the file system like this one I just found in /usr/bin:
> drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 77872 2005-08-03 20:58 ./
> drwxr-xr-x 12 root root 344 2005-08-03 17:08 ../
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 24916 2005-03-19 15:28 [*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 8818 2005-03-22 06:12 3Ddiag*
> If it follows the same pattern this time around, the system won't be
> bootable in another hour or two and I'll need to reinstall 9.3 again.
> I'd appreciate some more enlightened ideas about the best approach for
> narrowing down the possibilities.
Like others who have replied, I have 9.3 installed on 2 systems (home and
work) with no problems and I routinely run YOU as necessary. I don't think
that Reiserfs is your problem, but I have seen similar problems in a system
with a bad memory module. What I would do on your system is first run a
memory diagnostic (from the CD or DVD). Others have suggested your hard
drive, but I am not sure of that since 9.2 should have some issues also.
After you run the diags, then possibly reinstall 9.3 using ext3 (or another
This is the same entries in my /usr/bin
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 62968 2005-07-28 16:14 .
drwxr-xr-x 12 root root 344 2005-05-31 14:01 ..
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 24916 2005-03-19 15:28 [
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 8818 2005-03-22 06:12 3Ddiag
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